Ravenell Family History

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Ravenell Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Ravenel. Possibly English, a variant of Ravenhall, Ravenhill, or Revnell, either from an Old Norse female personal name Hrafnhildr (from elements meaning ‘raven’ + ‘battle’) or a habitational name from Ravenhill in North Yorkshire.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ravenel, Ravenelle, Bracewell, Cravener, Ramsdell, Rathmell, Bakewell

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Ravenell Family Origin

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Ravenell Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Ravenell occupation in the UK was Shoemaker. 100% of Ravenell's were Shoemakers.

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  • Shoemaker

    100%

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Ravenell Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ravenell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ravenell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ravenell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ravenell. For the veterans among your Ravenell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ravenell Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Ravenell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Ravenell in 1962 was 45, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ravenell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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